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Costa Rican Orange Kneed Tarantula

Megaphobema mesomelas


An Orange Kneed Tarantula spotted at night in the Children's Eternal Rainforest (Bosque Eterno De Los Ninos), Monteverde, Costa Rica. These are fairly large Tarantula, approximately 14-15cm across with orange colouring on the knee caps and legs.


High Rainforest / Cloud Forest, in an earth bank.

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Alajuela Province, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 16, 2020
Submitted on Oct 17, 2020

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